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How much does a chef cost in California?

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Hiring someone to work around your house or help get your small business off the ground is already overwhelming enough. Beyond finding someone trustworthy with good references, you need to know how much their services will cost? To help, we have created a guide to how much you can expect to pay chefs in your area.
So how much does a chef cost? From our research, on average they charge $35.00 an hour in California.

Chef rates in California

Lowest costAverage costHighest cost
Hour$28.00$35.00$57.50
* Rate information as of June 15, 2024
Timaya M
Timaya M
Aye man, say man I got the good eats you're looking for! I'm Timaya, a passionate chef from sunny Los Angeles, California. With over 2 years of experience in the culinary world after graduating from culinary school, I bring my own take on flavors added with creativity to every dish I create, you shall fall in love. I have lived and traveled to many cities trying and experimenting with different flavors and want to bring those experiences to my cuisine knowledge. Whether you're craving mouthwatering seafood, a juicy tender steak, decadent desserts, or savory comfort food, I got it waiting on you. As a newly seasoned chef, my approach is all about using fresh, locally sourced ingredients to craft unforgettable dining experiences. With a keen eye for detail and a dedication to excellence, I take pride in delivering exceptional service to my clients. Whether it's an intimate dinner party, a corporate event, or a special celebration, I strive to exceed expectations and leave a lasting impression with every meal. My culinary journey has led me to hone my skills and embrace diverse culinary traditions, allowing me to offer a range of menu options to suit every palate. My passion for cooking is matched only by my commitment to providing top-notch service, ensuring that each client's unique vision is brought to life through the art of food. If you're ready to elevate your dining experience and savor exceptional cuisine, I invite you.
28.00/hour
Brij S
Brij S
🍽️ Welcome to Brij's Gourmet Kitchen! 🍽️ Are you looking for a culinary maestro to elevate your next event or private dining experience in Hayward, California? Look no further! I'm Brij, an experienced and passionate chef ready to turn your culinary dreams into reality. With a deep-rooted love for creating delicious and visually stunning dishes, I bring a blend of creativity and expertise to every meal I prepare. From intimate gatherings to large-scale events, I am dedicated to crafting unforgettable dining experiences tailored to your specific preferences and dietary needs. As a seasoned professional, I offer a diverse range of culinary services, from personalized menu planning to executing exquisite meals with precision and flair. Whether you're hosting a corporate event, celebrating a special occasion, or simply craving a memorable dining experience, my commitment to excellence and attention to detail ensure that each dish is a masterpiece. If you're ready to elevate your next dining experience, don't hesitate to reach out to discuss your culinary desires. Let's collaborate to create an unforgettable culinary experience that will leave your guests raving. Message me today to start planning your next extraordinary dining event! 🍴
35.00/hour

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